An up-to-date dossier of the German Education Server and its partner ”Education Worldwide” delivers manifold information on the human right to education as well as human rights issues in education: On December 10, 1948, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights was published.
Subject to a co-operation between the German Education Server and “Education Worldwide”, this dossier is offered in German and English. The German Education Server is the central gateway to education information on the Internet. This joint service of the federal government and the Länder states is coordinated at the German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF).
“Education worldwide”, a gateway to educational information from abroad, is also managed by the DIPF; this service is part of the association of portals hosted by the German Education Server.
The dossier focuses on the human right to basic education, particularly in times of crisis, and renders international sources such as the brochure “UNESCO and education. Everyone has the right to education“ accessible.
Moreover, the dossier links to manifold information offerings in the field of integrating human rights into education and learning. For instance, this includes a teacher compendium by “Human Rights Education Associates“, a non-governmental organization that acts as a network in human rights education.The dossier in German:
The DIPF is a member of the Leibniz Association, which currently counts 87 research institutes and science infrastructure institutions, as well as two associated members. Research in the Leibniz Association covers a broad scope, reaching from the natural sciences, engineering and environmental sciences to economics-, social and space science and the humanities. Leibniz institutes strategically and thematically work on issues that are relevant to society as a whole. Hence, Leibniz institutes are jointly funded by the federal government and the Länder states.
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